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Assessments and Awards Administrator

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

About the Role

This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to join our established Registry team.  The Assessments and Awards Administrator will join a team of other administrators to provide support for ‘on-programme’ assessment and awards administration relating to higher education at Leeds Conservatoire. 

Based in the heart of the city’s cultural quarter, Leeds Conservatoire is a contemporary conservatoire preparing musicians and producers for successful careers in the creative industries. We are looking for inspiring and innovative individuals to help us deliver our vision.

What You Will Do

  • Assist the Senior Assessments and Awards Administrator with the administration of Leeds Conservatoire’s processes for student assessment, progression and award.
  • To support the processing of applications for Mitigating Circumstances.
  • To be responsible for the implementation of any reasonable adjustments that need to be applied to assessments as recommended by the Disability Team.
  • To support the Senior Assessments and Awards Administrator with preparations for the Programme Board of Examiners and providing support with External Examiner and External Assessor activities.

About You

  • Must have GCSE English and Maths at Level 2 Grade 4/C or above.
  • Experience of using a range of IT systems including Microsoft Office and Google applications. 
  • Experience of working with student related systems or database as well as assessment administration experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to work with staff and students at all levels and provide excellent customer service.
  • Attention to detail and input data accurately is key.


There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

Leeds Conservatoire is a music conservatoire located in the Quarry Hill district of Leeds. It provides a variety of undergraduate, foundation and postgraduate degrees in music, dance & drama related subject areas. It also offers a variety of short courses, and organise frequent concerts, festivals and events.Its emphasis on practical training, creative industry links, help ensure it provides a vibrant artistic community for students.

We are looking for inspiring and innovative individuals to help us deliver our vision.

Luminate Education Group is a collective of education providers based in Yorkshire with one clear purpose: to make a positive difference to people’s lives through genuinely transformative education and training.

As an education provider, we are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our workforce, and you’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. Choosing to work here means that you will be part of an inclusive and progressive learning environment. We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you.

Join us on the journey to being the best that we can collectively be for our students, apprentices, staff and our stakeholders.


At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.


We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential.  Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

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